The liberal intelligentsia are doing more to bowdlerize Christianity than anything that was ever done by Caligula. They are just more refined about it.
John Kenneth Galbraith was a leader in American academia in condemning the market economy without ever, it appears, actually having studied it.
A student at Roger Williams University who benefited from a minority scholarship fund uses this experience to help an ethnic group he views as disadvantaged—white Americans.
Students signing up for an Introduction to Fiction course at Purdue University expecting to experience Hemingway might find themselves surprised to be watching a movie noted mostly for its nudity.
Oklahoma University officials crack down on a geophysicist who backs gun ownership but showcase an anthropologist who thinks cannibals get a bad rap.
At Purdue, a history professor takes a vaguely obscene view of America’s past.
Decades of teaching in colleges and universities and exposure to alleged history textbooks such as the California-approved Rereading America led Dr. George Zilbergeld to compose his own textbook, audaciously entitled A Reader for the Politically Incorrect.
In her book The Language Police, Diane Ravitch opens our eyes to the world behind school textbooks, a world ruled by censorship and dictated by the demands of interest groups.
When colleges and universities talk about inclusion, there is always one group that they try to leave out—Vietnam War veterans.
There is no question that most academicians are liberal acolytes. There is no question that this is true even among so-called religious institutions.
It turns out that the author of A Beautiful Mind has an impressive intellect as well.
Occasionally, you actually do get some unique insights from academia, unique to academia anyway.
The educational elite still remains unmoved by the prospect of radical Islamic Shariah law even as manifestations of it pop up in the United States.
Tolerance of Catholic tradition may be in short supply at Jesuit Georgetown, but other denominations might find more of a big tent there, even the more extreme elements of these “other faith traditions.”
In his recent book Financing Failure: A Century of Bailouts, Vern McKinley points out that decisions made by big government have been the biggest force in the impending economic crisis.
When literature professors branch out into other fields, the result can be bizarre.
The decades-long push to make English Departments more relevant has only succeeded in marginalizing them.
Evidently the publicity that surrounded the removal of team mascot Chief Illiniwek five years ago only whetted the University of Illinois’ appetite for more controversy.
Georgetown, a Jesuit university which refuses to provide contraceptive coverage in accordance with its catholic designation, is inviting as a speaker the federal official who is most determined to make them do so—U. S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.
Students, faculty, and the administration at Georgetown University have missed two opportunities to fully embrace their Catholic identity— and we’re just talking this semester.